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Tall Brass Feldman Lighting Lamp with Lotus Flower Layered Detail, c. 1955
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Majestic, organic and inspiring tall lotus flower brass lamp famously made by the Feldman Lighting Company beginning in the 1950s. Feldman Lighting offered a large line of lotus insp...
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1950s Hong Kong Hollywood Regency Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Set of 2 Night Stand with Double Lighting Lamps, Circa 1950
Located in Saint Rémy de Provence, FR
Set of 2 bedside tables with double lighting lamps, brass lamp and under the drawer. Facade and tray in blue formica Circa 1950. Lighting in working order.
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Formica, Wood

Two Large Lighting Lamp Bases in Dark Pink Resin and Chromed Metal
Located in Paris, FR
Each chromed metal frame supports a cylinder in dark pink resin with inclusions, concealing an LED lighting. We can make lampshades on demand.
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Late 20th Century French Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

Large XXth Century Floor or Table Metal Candlestick Handmade Lighting Lamp 1970
By Atelier Marolles
Located in Neuilly-en- sancerre, FR
Large XXth century candlesticks In the style of Atelier Marolles Large floor or table metal candlesticks unique handmade piece realised circa 1970 Measures: Height 62 cm...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Metal

Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
By Casella Lighting
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This classic, stylish, and chic floor lamp by Casella will make a definite statement with its form and use of materials. Note: Dimensions of the shelf are 8" width x 12" depth. ...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Nickel

  • Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • Vintage Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • Vintage Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
H 48.25 in. W 10 in. D 15 in.
Patinated Bronze Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
By Casella Lighting
Located in San Diego, CA
Very unique brass floor lamp by the renowned San Francisco lighting company, Casella Lighting. The lamp has a bronze patinated finish that can be polished if desired. The height is a...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Bronze

Bruno Gatta, Floor Lamp, Stilnovo, 1950
By Bruno Gatta
Located in Catonvielle, FR
Very rare indirect lighting lamp published by Stilnovo House, Italy 1950. Bruno Gatta is the founder of Stilnovo in 1946. White marble base, barrel in matt black lacquered metal enha...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Carrara Marble, Metal

Modernist Spring Table Lamp by Sonneman Lighting Company
By Sonneman Lighting
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This modernist spring table lamp features a black steel cube with a chrome socket surrounded by a large chrome coil spring. It's unique and elegant simplicity is an exquisite exa...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Steel, Chrome

Polished Brass Multi-Directional Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
By Casella Lighting
Located in San Diego, CA
Elegant floor lamp in a polished brass finish by Casella Lighting, circa 1980s. The lamp is multi-directional (goes up and down and rotates from side to side) it has been rewired wit...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Modern Laurel Lighting Co. Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern table lamp by Laurel Lighting Company, the rectangular gilt brass base mounted by a wood rectangle with rounded edges and a gold-tone metal circle accent, with a b...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Linen, Wood

Sculptural Abstract Cast Brass Table Lamp Laurel Lighting
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in South Charleston, WV
Sculptural abstract cast brass table lamp with original shade. rosewood to brass. Measures 39" tall and 5.5" wide. Lamp shade is not included, circa 1965. Outstanding condition. Brut...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Multi-Directional Chrome Floor Lamp with "V" Base by Casella Lighting
By Casella Lighting
Located in San Diego, CA
Elegant multi-directional chrome floor lamp with classic "V" base by Casella Lighting of San Francisco, circa 1970s. The main lamp pole moves up and down and rotates to 360 degrees; ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

Nessen Lighting Slate & Chrome Table Lamp
By Nessen Lighting, Walter Von Nessen
Located in Grand Rapids, MI
USA, 1970s Minimalist table lamp by Nessen Lighting with a slate base and chrome stem. Perfectly reduced form. Double headed socket. Original wiring is in working condition. ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Slate, Chrome

Vintage Adjustable Rectilinear Chrome Floor Lamp by Casella Lighting
By Casella Lighting
Located in Brooklyn, NY
1970s chromed-steel floor lamp with rectilinear design by Casella Lighting of San Francisco, CA. Composed of an adjustable, cantilevered shade with height and 360 degree swivel adjus...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome, Steel

Damon Gaffard for Hansen Lighting Company Table Lamp
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in New York, NY
Copper patinated vessel form body on painted wood plinth base, three light cluster, and original spire form finial. Shade not included.
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass, Copper

Cast Table Lamps by Feldman Lighting Co., Los Angeles
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A pair of handmade cast plaster table lamps with glazed patina finish in a Arts & Crafts, Art Deco styled finish. Retains the original paper label to each piece by the Feldman Lamp c...
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Mid-20th Century American Arts and Crafts Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Plaster

Hansen Lighting Glass Rod and Brass Floor Lamp
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Sharon, CT
Both modern and classical, in the tradition of J. M. Frank, this important lamp makes great minimal use of glass and brass or bronze. Height is adjustable 55-60". Shade not included.
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare Midcentury Lucite Radio Table Lamp by Moss Lighting
By Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Rare midcentury Moss radio table lamp in black and white Lucite with gold glazed ceramic dots as accents. Designed By Gerry Moss in The 1950s-1960s in San Francisco. Measures: 12...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Acrylic, Lucite, Plexiglass

Lucite and Brass Leaf Sculpture Lamp by Laurel Lighting Company
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Lucite and brass sculptural lamp with tulip base by Laurel Lighting Company, c. 1970. Brass rod and hardware. Shade not included.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Rembrandt Lighting Solid Brass Regency Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Elegant pair of solid brass Regency style table lamps from Rembrandt Lamp Company. Flanged base with egg and dart body that resembles the oil basins of pre-electric lamps. Antique la...
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1950s American Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

American Mid Century Lucite & Chrome Tall Lamp by Laurel Lighting
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful simple design tall cube shape lamp by Laurel lighting company, we have polished the base and the top, its in perfect working condition. The lamp is 29" tall to the top of t...
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20th Century American Space Age Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

1970s Nova Lighting of California Walnut Lucite and Glass Table Lamp
By Nova Lighting
Located in San Diego, CA
A rare California design table lamp circa 1970s in great condition, a solid walnut base that lights up with smoke Lucite accents, and chrome fittings we have to take it apart and cle...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

Polished Brass "Corduroy" Table Lamp by Harry Lawenda for Boyd Lighting
By Boyd Lighting
Located in Danville, CA
Classic Polished Brass Ribbed Column Table Lamp by Harry Lawenda for the venerable Boyd Lighting Company. Shade is for display only and is not included. Body of Lamp is 7" in dia...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

American Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp with Integral Photo Frame by Rubal Lighting.
By Rubal Lighting
Located in Port Hope, ON
This scarce American Art Deco chrome table lamp features an integral circular photo frame complete with its original convex glass. It is impressed to the underside of the cast iron b...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

Damon Giffard for Hansen Lighting Company Copper Table Lamp
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in New York, NY
Patinated copper body with painted wood plinth base, original three socket cluster, classical "Hansen," revolving on and off switch mounted on the vertical stem. Original spire form ...
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1960s American Brutalist Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Copper, Brass

Pair of American Mid-Century Modern Obelisk Table Lamps by Rembrandt Lighting
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
A pair of 1950s American Mid-Century Modern obelisk table lamps by Rembrandt Lighting, part of their ‘Masterpieces’ range. The lamps are in the form of an obelisk topped with a brass...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

1960s Solid White Limestone Table Lamp by Hansen Lighting Co.
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A substantial rectangular solid white limestone table lamp with textural chiseled surface. The body of the lamp measures 15.75" with an overall height of 29" including stem and fini...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Limestone

Treble Clef Piano Desk Lamp in Brass & Black Enameled Base by Laurel Lighting
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare polished brass musical note /harp desk table lamp, by Laurel Lighting Company circa 1950s fluorescent light bulb excellent condition almost never used, retains its...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

Pair of Pacific Heights Floor Lamps Boyd Lighting Barbara Barry
By Barbara Barry, Boyd Lighting
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this pair of RRP £8,800 Boyd Lighting Pacific heights floor lamps designed by Barbara Barry An absolutely sublime pair of high contemporary desi...
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20th Century American Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Chrome

1970s, Italian Gaetano Sciolari for Sciolari Lighting Geometric Floor Lamp
By Gaetano Sciolari, Sciolari Lighting
Located in London, GB
A rare, striking and beautifully designed Italian floor lamp constructed from alternate, interlocking, identical, silver squares with brass edges. This beautiful lamp was designed by...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Glass Rod Floor Lamps by Hansen Lighting Co. New York, 1970s
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Stamford, CT
An unusual set of matching glass rod floor lamps on round bronze bases by Hansen Lighting Company. Original wiring in perfect working condition with Dual sockets. The bronze has been...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern White Lucite Table Lamp with Side Planter by Moss Lighting
By Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid-Century Modern white and clear Lucite acrylic sculptural table lamp by Moss Lighting on green metal base.
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1950s American Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Acrylic, Lucite, Plexiglass

Hansen Brass and Glass Floor Lamp by Hansen Lighting Company, New York, 1970s
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in London, GB
1970s Hansen Lighting Company floor lamp with glass rod and brass base Signed on base Hansen Lamps New York. This lamp has the patented spin switch which turns 1 bulb on, 2 bulbs a...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Woka Art Collection 1985-2000 Lighting Sculpture "Lichtrad", Original
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Design by Maria Steinkellner for the Woka Lamps Art Collection at the University of applied arts in Vienna.
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1980s Austrian Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Stiffel Parzinger Three Candle Mid Century Brass Wood Lamp with Custom Shade
By Stiffel
Located in Lomita, CA
This is the epitome of statement lighting with its elegant Stiffel touches in brass with the high-style modernist design of Tommi Parzinger. Parzinger maintained a studio in New York...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Rembrandt Lighting Brass Toned Silver and Bronze Urn Form Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of brass toned silver and bronze urn form table lamps. Urn bodies are bronze with a pair of handles. Reverse quatrefoil footed base, flanged riser, reeded cup, spacers and stem ...
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1950s American Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Bronze, Silver Plate, Brass

Tripod Floor Lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Hansen Lighting
By Hansen Lighting Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Solid brass tripod floor lamp model 206, first introduced in 1950. This example is likely from the early 1970s and retains a clean, tarnish-free high-polish brass finish with a light...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Brass and Glass Floor Lamps by Hansen Lighting Company, New York, 1970s
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Stunning pair of glass rod with brass base and brass accent floor lamps by Hansen Lighting of New York. Each lamp is signed on the under side. These have been professionally polished...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Verdigris Bronze Floor Lamp by Stewart Ross James for Hansen Lighting, 1960s
By Stewart Ross James, Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Munich, DE
Monumental and elegant Mid-Century Modern bronze verdigris floor lamp. Designed by Stewart Ross James and manufactured by Hansen Lighting, New York, USA, 1960s. Executed in verdig...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass, Bronze

Bronze Verdigris Table Lamp by Stewart Ross James for Hansen Lighting, 1960's
By Stewart Ross James, Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in San Diego, CA
Exceptional Mid-Century Modern bronze Verdigris table lamp. Designed by Stewart Ross James and manufactured by Hansen Lighting, New York, USA, the 1960s. This lamp its sold without a...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Table Lamps by Tony Paul in Brass and Walnut for Westwood Lighting, USA
By Tony Paul, Westwood Lamps
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of table lamps in brass and walnut, designed by Tony Paul and manufactured by Westwood Lighting. Including new custom lampshades. 1 x E27 socket / each. Please note: Lamp...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass

Double Lighting Ceramic Lamp Vallauris, 1960
Located in Saint Rémy de Provence, FR
Double-light ceramic lamp in the style of Georges Pelletier Vallauris 1960 Height: 47 cm at the sleeve Diameter 22cm Shade: Height 22 cm Diameter 30cm.
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1960s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Ceramic

Stewart Ross James Chrome and Brass Pair of Lamps, Hansen Lighting, Spain
By Stewart Ross James, Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Raleigh, NC
A stunning pair of lamps by Stewart Ross James for Hansen Lighting. These are stacked chrome and brass with the signature Hansen three cluster fixture and rotating three-way switch. ...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

Striking Lamp by Leucos Lighting Lilith Table Lamp
By Leucos Design Lab
Located in San Diego, CA
Cotton thread table lamp available in mocha, with satin white glass inner diffuser. Stainless steel base freshly rewired converted to American voltage, some light marks on the inner ...
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20th Century Italian Post-Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Stainless Steel

American Chapman Lighting 1980s Sculptural Table Lamp
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in New York, NY
A 1980s American sculptural polished bronze table lamp with double sockets and silk cord by Chapman lighting. Rewired.
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1980s American Post-Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Nessen lighting co.Swing Arm Desk Lamp
By Nessen Studio
Located in Westport, CT
Polished chrome and black swing arm desk lamp by Nessen Company Bronx partial original label in very good original condition. Many adjustable way to be used, rare example. This lamp ...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Set of Two Verdigris Table Lamps by Stewart Ross James for Hansen Lighting 1960s
By Hansen Lighting Co., Stewart Ross James
Located in Munich, DE
Set of two exceptional, elegant and large Mid-Century Modern bronze verdigris table lamps. Designed by Stewart Ross James and manufactured by Hansen Lighting, New York, USA, 1960s. ...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Brass, Bronze

Cylindrical Glass Table Lamp with Interior Lighting
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Stamford, CT
A beautiful cylindrical lamp attributed to Kaiser Leuchten with interior lighting, the exterior having a mottled organic ice glass surface with a refracting interior pattern. Interi...
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1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Metal

N.Y. Display Stage Lighting Co. Stage Lamp
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
This display stage lighting co. stage lamp, mounted on a substantial iron base, emits a spot beam. It opens from the side, allowing for the changing of bulbs and turns on via a rocke...
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1930s American Industrial Vintage Lighting Lamps

1970s French Lamp Signed by Le Dauphin Lighting
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s French lamp signed by Le Dauphin Lighting house. A rectangular Formica lined base, a central glazed ceramic urn, lampshade and bronze fittings.
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Late 20th Century French Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Ceramic, Formica

  • 1970s French Lamp Signed by Le Dauphin Lighting
  • 1970s French Lamp Signed by Le Dauphin Lighting
  • 1970s French Lamp Signed by Le Dauphin Lighting
  • 1970s French Lamp Signed by Le Dauphin Lighting
H 54.34 in. W 18.9 in. D 18.9 in.
Pair of Brutalist Iron Lamps Morrison Custom Lighting
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Great brutalist iron lamps by the Morrison Custom Lighting Company of Novato Ca. These lamps are from wonderful Palm Springs estate. The were likely purchased in the 1980's. The lamp...
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1980s Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Iron

Vintage Iconic Table Lamp from Hillebrand Lighting, 1970s
By Hillebrand
Located in Budapest, HU
This vintage table lamp features an iconic design form Hillebrand. The adjustable table lamp has a wide chrome stand and black painted top and base. Stamped with the original paper s...
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1970s European Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Steel, Iron

1950 Triple Lighting Floor Lamp by Maison Lunel
By Royal luminaire, Lunel
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Triple light floor lamp consisting of a solid brass tripod foot on which is placed a conical trunk in varnished mahogany, on both sides of which are placed brass sconces. On each ar...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1950 Triple Lighting Floor Lamp by Maison Lunel
  • 1950 Triple Lighting Floor Lamp by Maison Lunel
  • 1950 Triple Lighting Floor Lamp by Maison Lunel
  • 1950 Triple Lighting Floor Lamp by Maison Lunel
H 74.81 in. W 18.9 in. D 18.9 in.
Double Lighting French Ceramic Lamp by Georges Pelletier, 1970s
By Georges Pelletier
Located in LIMOGNE-EN-QUERCY, FR
Double lighting French ceramic lamp by Georges Pelletier, 1970s It is a large and beautiful ceramic lamp. It offers a double lighting since a second bulb is inside the lamp base. ...
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1970s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Ceramic

Tall Brown Ceramic Table Lamp with Inner Lighting
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Imposing table lamp made in mat glazed ceramic with decors and openworks letting through the inner light.
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1960s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Ceramic

Vintage Huge Industrial Lighting Sign, Floor Lamp, Letter, 1990s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition new cable inside is fluorescent lamp Back from plywood other from Plastic in patina letter is not freestanding.
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1990s European Industrial Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Plastic, Plywood

Vintage Huge Industrial Lighting Sign, Floor Lamp, Letter, 1990s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition new cable inside is fluorescent lamp Back from plywood other from Plastic in patina letter is freestanding.
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1990s European Industrial Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Plastic, Plywood

Vintage Huge Industrial Lighting Sign, Floor Lamp, Letter, 1990s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition new cable inside is fluorescent lamp Back from plywood other from Plastic in patina letter is freestanding.
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1990s European Industrial Vintage Lighting Lamps

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Plastic, Plywood

Mid-Century Table Lamp by Deknudt Lighting, Belgium, 1970s
By Deknudt
Located in Herentals, BE
Stylish table lamp by Deknudt, Belgium 1970s. The lamp has a beautiful original square lamp shade and a brass base with an E 27 fitting. The Deknudt company was founded in 1956 and...
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1970s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Brass

Laurel Lamp Company Molded Lucite Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Laurel Lamp Company Smoked Curving Lucite Table Lamp. 1970's Lamp shown with a 1950's Lampshade. Remains of a Laurel Lamp Company Label still on the socket. 3-way socket for maxim...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lighting Lamps

Materials

Chrome

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Vintage Lighting Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of vintage lighting lamps is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and glass, all vintage lighting lamps available were constructed with great care. There are all kinds of vintage lighting lamps available, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern vintage lighting lamps are consistently popular styles. Many vintage lighting lamps are appealing in their simplicity, but Stilnovo, Laurel Lamp Company and Hans-Agne Jakobsson produced popular vintage lighting lamps that are worth a look.

How Much are Vintage Lighting Lamps?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,874, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $290,000 highest priced.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. 

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting on 1stDibs.